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By: Stephen M Gardiner(Editor), Simon Caney(Editor), Dale Jamieson(Editor), Henry Shue(Editor)
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This collection gathers a set of seminal papers from the emerging area of ethics and climate change. Topics covered include human rights, international justice, intergenerational ethics, individual responsibility, climate economics, and the ethics of geoengineering. Climate Ethics is intended to serve as a source book for general reference, and for university courses that include a focus on the human dimensions of climate change. It should be of broad interest to all those concerned with global justice, environmental science and policy, and the future of humanity.


Notes on Contributors

A. Overview
1: Stephen M. Gardiner: 'Ethics and Global Climate Change'

B. The Nature of the Problem
2: Nicholas Stern: 'The Economics of Climate Change'
3: Dale Jamieson: 'Ethics, Public Policy and Global Warming'
4: Stephen M. Gardiner: 'A Perfect Moral Storm: Climate Change, Intergenerational Ethics and the Problem of Moral Corruption'

C: Global Justice and Future Generations
5: Henry Shue: 'Global Environment and International Inequality'
6: Derek Parfit: 'Energy Policy and the Further Future: The Identity Problem'
7: 'Cosmopolitan Justice, Responsibility and Global Climate Change', Simon Caney.
8: Henry Shue: 'Deadly Delays, Saving Opportunities: Creating a More Dangerous World?'
9: Simon Caney: 'Climate Change, Human Rights and Moral Thresholds'

D: Policy Responses to Climate Change
10: Peter Singer: 'One Atmosphere'
11: Henry Shue: 'Subsistence Emissions and Luxury Emissions'
12: Paul Baer, with Tom Athanasiou, Sivan Kartha and Eric Kemp-Benedict: 'Greenhouse Development Rights: A Framework for Climate Protection that is "More Fair" than Equal per Capita Emissions Rights'
13: Robert Goodin: 'Selling Environmental Indulgences'
14: Paul Baer: 'Adaptation: Who Pays Whom?'
15: Dale Jamieson: 'Adaptation, Mitigation, and Justice'
16: Stephen M. Gardiner: 'Is "Arming the Future" with Geoengineering Really the Lesser Evil? Some Doubts About the Ethics of Intentionally Manipulating the Climate System'

E. Individual Responsibility
17: Dale Jamieson: 'When Utilitarians Should be Virtue Theorists'
18: Walter Sinnott Armstrong: 'It's Not My Fault: Global Warming and Individual Moral Obligations'



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Simon Caney is Professor in Political Theory and Tutorial Fellow in Politics at Magdalen College, Oxford. He is the author of Justice Beyond Borders (2005). He is currently working on a book entitled On Cosmopolitanism and a book entitled Global Justice and Climate Change co-authored with Derek Bell.

Dale Jamieson teaches Environmental Studies, Philosophy, and Law at New York University. His most recent book is Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction (2008), and he is currently at work on a book on the moral and political dimensions of climate change.

Best known for Basic Rights (1980), Henry Shue first wrote about the ethical issues raised by efforts to slow climate change in 1992. He has subsequently published more than a dozen analyses of the questions of intergenerational and international justice concerning climate change. He also currently writes about ethical and legal issues in the conduct of war.

By: Stephen M Gardiner(Editor), Simon Caney(Editor), Dale Jamieson(Editor), Henry Shue(Editor)
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